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Musings on Gender Inequality in Marketing

I read an article in The Independent recently that caught my attention, titled ‘Eat, drink, man, woman: Is there such a thing as a gastronomic gender divide?’. It discusses how the marketing of food has taken advantage of society’s insistence on displaying the distinction between masculinity and femininity. In the modern era it is perfectly acceptable for men to enjoy strawberry ice cream and women to enjoy steak, but do we still subconsciously, or even consciously, perpetuate distinctions between gender on a daily basis through what we consume?